NINE in 10 MPs do not believe the social care system is good enough, results of a new poll published yesterday suggest.
Just 13 per cent of Labour MPs said social care services in their constituencies are fit for purpose in a survey conducted by charity Independent Age.
Thursday 31st Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
ELDERLY patients are receiving horrifically poor care due to chronic understaffing in the NHS, a probe by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman found yesterday.
Some elderly patients have been asked to wear adult nappies because no staff were available to help them use a...
Thursday 17th Aug 2017
Monday 14th Aug 2017
Nothing left in authorities’ coffers as number of cases rockets
Wednesday 9th Aug 2017
A CAMPAIGN against whistle-stop home care visits is played out in a satirical film released today featuring former soap actress Claire Sweeney.
The “indignity” of the 15-minute slots is presented in a new video commissioned by public service union Unison showing the former...
Thursday 6th Apr 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Six in seven councils have reduced funding. By Felicity Collier
Wednesday 5th Apr 2017
Panicked councils placing heavy burden on private residents
Saturday 1st Apr 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Funding crisis leaving private homecare providers in the red
Tuesday 21st Mar 2017
THE wealthy owners of a care home branded “depressing, unhygienic and unsafe” were fined £80,800 yesterday.
Care Quality Commission inspectors were called to Liverpool’s Mossley Manor by a woman who had taken her mother out of the home.
They said the...
Tuesday 7th Mar 2017
A PROFITEERING social care provider has shelved plans to slash staff wages after intervention by the workers’ union.
Viridian Housing won a contract to provide adult social care at four care homes for Ealing Council in west London.
The group’s operations director...
Saturday 4th Mar 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain